500 BC - 460 BC

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Callimachus (Ancient Greek: Καλλίμαχος Kallímachos) was an architect and sculptor working in the second half of the 5th century BC in the manner established by Polyclitus. He was credited with work in both Athens and Corinth and was probably from one of the two cities. According to Vitruvius (iv.1), for his great ingenuity and taste the Athenians dubbed Callimachus katatêxitechnos (literally, 'finding fault with one's own craftsmanship': perfectionist). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Callimachus has received more than 264,624 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Callimachus is the 202nd most popular architect (down from 182nd in 2019), the 405th most popular biography from Greece (down from 351st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Greek Architect.

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Among architects, Callimachus ranks 202 out of 424Before him are Carlo Rainaldi, Aristobulus of Cassandreia, Quatremère de Quincy, Robert de Cotte, Giovanni Giocondo, and Nicodemus Tessin the Younger. After him are Eero Aarnio, Hassan Fathy, Yan Liben, James Hoban, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, and Aldo van Eyck.

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Among people born in 500 BC, Callimachus ranks 56Before him are Antalcidas, Cebes, Calamis, Telesilla, Musaeus of Athens, and Hippo. After him are Chabrias, Lamachus, Pausanias of Macedon, Hyperbolus, Li Kui, and Hecatomnus. Among people deceased in 460 BC, Callimachus ranks 13Before him are Apollodorus, Gylippus, Pharnabazus II, Calamis, Telesilla, and Hippo. After him are Achaemenes, Sophron, and Thrasybulus of Syracuse.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Callimachus ranks 405 out of 855Before him are Phaedon Gizikis (1917), Constantine Kanaris (1793), Antiphanes (-388), Manuel Kantakouzenos (1326), Polykleitos the Younger (-400), and Battus I of Cyrene (-580). After him are Chabrias (-500), Eupalinos (-600), Isaeus (-420), Andronikos Palaiologos (1400), Spyridon Samaras (1861), and Agesipolis II (-400).

Among ARCHITECTS In Greece

Among architects born in Greece, Callimachus ranks 5Before him are Ictinus (-500), Callicrates (-470), Dinocrates (-400), and Aristobulus of Cassandreia (-375).